Board of Directors of 465 Alumni, Inc. welcomes our new Scoutmaster!
On Monday night last, Mr. Jason Norred was announced as Troop 465’s
new Scoutmaster. Information about him and his family follows below.
Please be assured we are not losing Clay Limbaugh but regaining
an Asst. Scoutmaster. Clay’s family and work obligations have
recently increased, necessitating his move back to an assistant's
position. The Board of 465 Alumni, Inc. are most appreciative of
Mr. Limbaugh’s time and efforts spent in moving the Troop
forward and expect to see him at all future Troop meetings.
The Alumni Board is also pleased and grateful that Mr. Norred with
his extensive Scouting training and dedication has accepted the
position of Scoutmaster. All expectations are for a seamless leadership
transition of a seasoned and well known Scout Troop both at the
District and Council level.
know that the Board is also appreciative of each Scouting family
in choosing Troop 465 to further your son’s development. Thank
you very much!
Norred grew up in the Atlanta area, at the tail end of Generation
X. As a youth, he was Life Scout and SPL at Troop 909, a cadet First
Sergeant in a Civil Air Patrol ground search and rescue team and
enjoyed the formative years of computer networks and video gaming.
and his wife Rachel currently live in Hickory Flat, off of Sugar
Pike Road. Their son, Luka, is twelve years old and a Second Class
scout and Bugler with Troop 465. Their daughter Zoe is in her Junior
year at Creekview High School and has a passion for graphic design
Jason has been in Managed IT Services for 20 years and is currently
the Director of Solution Development at PCM. He and his team are
often called upon to rearchitect business processes and IT systems
at major enterprises around the world.
a scouting volunteer, Jason was a Cubmaster at Pack 4652 for four
years and has also served units as: a den leader, a Pack Committee
Member, Troop Committee Member, and Assistant Scoutmaster. He has
served on the Appalachian Trail district committee for three terms,
in charge of communications, serving in roles on the Program and
Finance sub committees, and most recently as a Vice-Chair. Jason
is also a member of the Appalachian Trail Commissioner Corps, serving
as a Assistant District Commissioner for Roundtables.
feels honored to have received the Unit Leader Award of Merit in
2015, and the District Award of Merit in 2017. He attended Wood
Badge training as a 92-86 Beaver and recently served on Wood Badge
Staff for course 92-91.
is passionate about the eight methods of scouting and is a true
believer in the magic of the Patrol Method.